The new FatRat features distortion, filter, and volume knobs, as well as thick/stock and MOSFET/stock toggles, the latter of which adds a new gain character to the classic Rat nastiness. $299 street

Tausch 665 "Raw"

Tausch brought a new 665 "Raw" model to 2014 NAMM. It features a 25 1/4" scale, a pear wood body, a flamed maple neck, and a pair of Haussel pickups with a 59 in the neck and a TE Broad in the bridge.


Magnatone had a prototype of their brand new Panoramic amp in tow at the 2014 NAMM show. It's a class A, 5-watt little beast that boasts a tube complement of two 12AX7s, a 12AU7, and a pair of 6V6s.